Consider the Source When Dealing with Credit Card Processors

Consider the Source When Dealing with Credit Card Processors The relationship between online giving platforms and credit card processors can be difficult for churches to decipher. That murky space allows for misinformation, hidden practices and some fine print that churches may come to regret. When it comes to making sense of technical information, it’s important to take your mama’s advice…
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How well do you know about those who give the least?

How well do you know about those who give the least? Your non-givers have been famously dubbed the “80%,” based on the Pareto Principle or 80/20 rule. This so-called 80% supposedly gives only 20% of your church’s total giving.  That 80/20 rule is a problem for us. As a team with deep experience in the church, we know … as…
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No One Chooses a Church By Its Giving Software

No One Chooses a Church By Its Giving Software Churches grow because of their impact on lives, not because of their giving software. Ministry leaders and believers serve, support, encourage, educate, and change lives on the front lines, while various programs and software support that work on the back end. At least that’s how it should be. We know that…
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OK Boomer! Is Your Church Taking Baby Boomers for Granted?

OK Boomer! Is Your Church Taking Baby Boomers for Granted? If you spend much time online, you may have noticed Millennials mocking their elders with the words “OK Boomer.” This derogatory phrase is meant to put out-of-touch Baby Boomers in their place. But in the raging generational blame game, the “selfish Baby Boomer” narrative hides some surprising new realities (just…
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